In July, 2021, the world will mourn the 103 years of remembrance of the massacre of Imperial Russia’s Tsar Nicholas II and his family. In 1918, Europe’s most admired royal family, second in timescale only to the Hapsburg Empire, were herded by their Bolshevik captors into a basement in Yekaterinburg under the pretext that their photograph was to be taken.
Since its establishment in 1860, the Russian Compound in Jerusalem has undergone many makeovers and ownership changes.
To better understand half-American Winston Churchill it is best to keep in mind that foremost the World War II warlord was an opportunist. A political chameleon, he changed sides of the House more times than he changed his women’s silk knickers, which he adored. It would be difficult to find anyone outside Hitler’s Germany to heap more praise on Adolf Hitler did. Winston Churchill had no problems changing his political rhetoric as the audience and opportunity required.
The Jerusalem Post is reporting that after Israel’s ambassador to Ukraine condemned the honouring of alleged National Socialist (Nazi ‘collaborators’ sic) in the former Soviet republic, dozens of people rallied outside the Israeli Embassy in Kyiv demanding that Jews apologize and repent for their role in orchestrating the 1930s genocide during which over 10 million Ukrainians were murdered:
Throughout the 1914 Russian Empire were listed 54,174 Christian churches. In addition there were 25,593 chapels, 1,025 monasteries, military churches and cemetery chapels. By 1987 only 6,893 churches and 15 monasteries remained. During the Jewish martyrdom of the Church the clergy of Western churches remained silent, media complicit, and capitalism flourished. The German Reich from 1941 ~ 1945 was the only saviour of the crucified Church and its celebrants.
Today it’s hard to believe, but until the X century, there were almost no domestic cats in Russia. In fact, the sight of the domestic cat was likely as rare as hen’s teeth.
Grand Duke Nicholas Konstantinovich of Russia (1850 – 1918) was the first-born son of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich who was the younger brother of the Russian emperor Alexander II, and Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Russia. He was also the grandson of Tsar Nicholas I and cousin of Tsar Alexander III.
Orthodox Christians in Greece, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and other countries around the world celebrate Orthodox Easter or Pascha.
Priceless emerald necklaces and brooches with huge sapphires that once adorned the gowns of Russian tsarinas later found new owners: American socialites and the wives of oil tycoons.
Orthodox Easter for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, May 2.
Many countries around the world celebrate Orthodox Easter like Romania, Republic of Macedonia, Lebanon, Cyprus, Greece, Ukraine, Bulgaria, and Russia.